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black eye bruising won t go away

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Very Unlikely: Like any bruising, the discoloration goes away when the blood reabsorbs, although the time it takes to do so, may vary depending on how much blood is ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julio Pajaro
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely.: U -r most likely referring to a residual darkness and not an actual bruise. What most likely is happening is that the " initial bruise" that he su ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: The resolution is longer than is typical for a bruise. I would advise a discussion with your pediatrician regarding a radiograph to rule out any fract ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience Family Medicine
Bruise: Hopefully, you were evaluated after the fall and do not have a fracture. Gently massage or rub the area to relieve pain and encourage blood flow. Do n ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends : Chronic red eyes is a common problem that needs to be evaluated. It can have many causes from allergies to infections.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Floaters may wax and wane but never go away entirely. New floaters should prompt you to make an appointment with an ophthalmologist.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Dark circles: Dark circles are often associated with nasal congestion and may improve only after the nasal congestion gets under control . On the other hand this ma ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
How long...: Are we talking about? Are the blisters on one side or both? Upper and lower lid? Pain that accompanies the blisters? New skincare products? Sun exposu ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
It depends: Bloodshot eyes caused by a subconjunctival hemorrhage can take up to 2 weeks or longer to go away. If the eye is pink (inflammation, allergy, infectio ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
RASH- Many causes!: Can be allergic rash, usually there is itching with it. Urticaria, a MAP like, raised, changing size and shape, is another kind of allergic rash. Othe ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Griggs
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Schedule appointment: Schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Dermatologist: Since this problem has been going on for so long I recommend that you consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Insect bites could be one ... Read More
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A 91-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Keep scab area moist. Wash scabed area with soap and water bid then and apply Bacitracin ointment bid.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No: No. Discoloration will always disappear over time. Will start changing color and go through green and yellow phases. Will eventually disappear. If you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
Black eye: The hemorrhage can take up to 2-3 weeks to clear. It won't be permanent.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hill
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe!: Pinkeye may go away on its own, but not always.Not treating it could also have other potential issues.I would recommend treatment of bacterial conjunc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
With treatment: There are many treatment to make red veins on face go away. It depends on what caused the veins . Sun ? Rosacea? Bruising ? Medication?. Depending on ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Sometimes melanin pigment deposits can give appearance of graying. This is normal. In older age grey plaque in sclera are normal. If your sclera is p ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Laceration: The side of the head at the temple is a very delicate area where a slight trauma could cause a lot of internal damage. You may need to get x-ray or sc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See the doctor: Not all rashes are treated with steroids, time to see the dermatologist for a proper diagnosis.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Sure: When the underlying cause is addressed, they often go away. Lack of sleep and allergy are two common causes. Some people also explore a surgical optio ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: Eye floaters r little pieces of solidified fluid that the eye globe is filled with (vitreous fluid). When they form, they float around and you will on ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience Family Medicine
Hold off on products: Sometimes this can be a skin reaction to make up or other skin products. If you use make up or cleansers in the area, try using nothing for at least ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Unclear: not sure what you mean by a lip shadow?

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